Fans have been waiting for what seems like forever for Louis Tomlinson to release his first solo record, and although we’re still playing the waiting game, he has gifted us with three singles this year… each very different than the other.
Earlier this month, Tomlinson hopped on the phone for The Radio 1 Breakfast Show With Nick Grimshaw and revealed the biggest difference between his latest single “Miss You” and his previous collaboration tracks, and it’s similar to the sound he wants on his record, and of his past band tunes.
“I’m loads more excited about the sonic and the way it sounds this song. I think that’s what was good about doing the collaborations with Steve Aoki and Bebe Rexha. The Steve song I could branch off to something a little more dancey, and then Bebe something a little more urban, I’m talking about production wise,” Tomlinson told Nick Grimshaw on the radio show.
“Miss You” is actually much more similar to the songs of One Direction, according to the British singer, in the sense that pop is at its core and so is a heavier guitar influence.
“So, it’s been really nice with this song to pop in loads of heavy guitars in there and bring the live elements back. It’s got a big emphatic pop chorus. I’ve been missing that kind of structure really,” he explained. “It’s kind of a similar structure production with the band, you know it’s guitar-driven pop.”
That being said, the song is obviously unique to Tomlinson’s solo style, and he couldn’t be happier with the result.
“I’m really excited about it, I’m really confident about the sound of the song. I’m really confident singing it. So, I’m in a good place. I’m really excited for everyone to hear it,” he concluded.
The single has been out for over a week now, and fans are equally excited about it as Tomlinson. Now all we need is a full album, or at least a concrete release date!
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